Feeding Goats We feed our Nubian milk goats and Boer goats pellets. The Nubians get the 14% non-medicated feed. The Boer’s get 20% medicated feed. The reason the Nubians get non-medicated is because of the milk consumption. We buy our feed from a local feed mill. We feel that the goats are doing very well … [Read more…]
Diatomaceous Earth I have been using food grade Diatomaceous Earth for about 7 years now. I wrote about how to use it a while back. You can read that post to learn more. I use it in the chicken pen to keep fleas away. I sprinkle it in all the nest boxes and mix it … [Read more…]
Spending Time With Our Goats We spend quite a bit of our time with our goats. With feeding, milking, grooming, walking them, cleaning their pens, being there when new babies are being born, that alone take several hours. Sometimes we just set and watch them play and do silly things to get our attention. Hahaha! … [Read more…]
Monday Chores…..On Tailspin Farms….. Where do I begin? Maybe the biggest job that separates what we do on the farm “Tailspin Farms” from what others do is our chores. ESPECIALLY, if you have livestock. It’s one of those 24/7, 2-3 times a day things we HAVE TO DO or else our critters will not live … [Read more…]
Special Chore Last week when the kids came over to help out on our farm I had a very special chore for them to help with. I had them catch a baby goat and hold them, and just get them use to being handled. Garret, Jessie, and Nana had no problem with doing the very … [Read more…]
Work Days Our girls came to the rescue. Since I have been down with my back I haven’t been able to do all my normal chores. Like cleaning up all the critters barns. Jennifer and Kristen came over Sunday and cleaned the Goat Barn and pens. 🙂 🙂 🙂 They had a very big mess … [Read more…]
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